Six, 2-hour classes
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursdays, January 18 – February 22
$160 Non-members | $145 Members
Instructor will provide a supply list and questionnaire to students prior to the first class. Students should wear clothing suitable for a painting class.
Level: All levels
Age minimum: appropriate for ages 16 years and up. Teens are welcome and encouraged to participate. A limited number of partial scholarships for teens are available. Contact Arts Benicia at 707-747-0131 to register.
Class size: Minimum 6 | Maximum 11
Location: AB Classroom
Find your voice as a painter! Work on your own projects at your own pace. Develop your personal vision through individualized instruction, in-class projects and demonstrations, group critiques and mutual support. Realistic or expressive styles will be enhanced by reviewing basic skills and learning techniques of color mixing and paint application and how to choose materials and select subject matter. Originality will be stressed. Acrylics only in class. This class is for all levels from beginner through advanced.
Individualized instruction for continuing students.
Partial scholarships available for teens. Call 707-747-0131 to register.
Larnie Fox is a visual and sound artist known for paintings, monumental bamboo sculpture, sound art, sound installations and performances. His kinetic/sound sculpture and paintings have been shown in one-person shows at The Lab, The Richmond Art Center and The Randall Museum, and in numerous group shows and performances. He directs the Crank Ensemble, a fourteen-member group that performs on hand-cranked instruments built by Larnie. He was commissioned to create and burn a 20-foot bamboo and muslin windmill at Burning Man, and there he made and flew a bamboo airplane with his wife Bodil Fox. Other collaborations with Bodil have included set design and construction for Theatre of Yugen’s “Cycle Plays” at Theatre Artaud (now Z Space), a giant kinetic dragonfly for the DuPage Museum near Chicago, and “Time Sensitive Materials” at Cricket Engine in Oakland, CA.
Larnie is also an arts consultant currently representing the Estate of the painter Jon Schueler. He formerly was Executive Director of Arts Benicia and Director of the Children’s Fine Art Program for the City of Palo Alto at the Palo Alto Art Center. He has taught drawing, art appreciation and color design at Weber State College, Ogden, Utah, and drawing at the Community University in Bozeman, Montana. He is a founding member of 23five, a Bay Area non-profit that promotes sound art. He holds an M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the University of Utah, and a BA in Painting and Drawing from Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania, and lives, works and collaborates with his wife Bodil in Benicia, CA. He and Bodil are past resident artists at the Montalvo Art Center’s Lucas Artists Residency Program in Saratoga, CA.
Instructor’s website: www.infoflow.com/larnie
Instructor’s email: firstname.lastname@example.org